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Rotex is looking for a Crater to join our team in Cincinnati, Ohio. This is a second shift position, with a standard 4-day,10-hour workday schedule. Second shift schedules are Monday-Thursday, from 3:30PM-2:00AM. This position pays a competitive rate per hour, with guaranteed annual increases, plus a 10% shift differential, and opportunities for overtime.



Create and build various shipping containers such as skids and boxes.  Prepare and wrap, crate or box materials for shipment in accordance with drawings and other specifications.  Operate power tools and record shipment information as required.  Perform daily and weekly routine duties associated with proper maintenance and operation of the equipment.



  1. Build shipping containers using wood according to the schedule of machines that are being assembled and shipped. 
  1. Maintain an inventory of the materials that are needed to build the crates, boxes or skids.
  1. Use data from the shipping schedule to decide when and which shipping container to build.
  1. Deliver to the appropriate area in a timely manner.
  1. Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  1. Examine work pieces for defects and measures work pieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.
  1. Lay out, position, align, and secure materials needed prior to building the shipping containers.


  • High school graduate, GED, or high school equivalent certificate.
  • Ability to successfully complete pre-hire basic skills paper test.
  • Experience working with power tools or in an industrial environment (preferred).
  • Working knowledge of basic desktop computer (preferred).



  • A robust PTO policy:  11 paid holidays, along with 20 hours of Vacation and 1 Floating Holiday within the first year of service, with increasing annual vacation awarded after the 1st, 2nd, 6th, 15th, and 20th employment anniversary.
  • Comprehensive benefit packages, to include medical, dental and vision insurance packages, HSA, FSA, MD Live, RX help center, Medical Advocate Program, company paid short-term and long-term disability, among others. 
  • Generous 401K Matching Program – 3% (base pay) automatic contribution + $.50 for each additional dollar saved on the first 6% of pay saved.
  • Opportunities for development and advancement 




  • Be able to speak to others to convey information effectively so that the job can be completed in the manner it should be.
  • Be able to clearly articulate an opinion to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Listens to and understands views of others.
  • Be confident enough to communicate difficult messages.


  • Supports team efforts; cooperates and works well with others in the pursuit of team goals; builds group cohesiveness by emphasizing team objectives and reinforcing cooperation; creates strong morale in his/her team and across functions; shares wins and successes; brings a feeling of participation and belonging to the team.



To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an associate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Dexterity: Work with a steady hand.
  • Strength:  Have ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Stamina:  Withstand long hours on standing.
  • Flexibility: Ability to bend, reach overhead and other odd postures during assembly.



Rotex pioneered the dry separation industry and grew to become a global manufacturer of industrial separation equipment, becoming a subsidiary of Hillenbrand, Inc. in 2011. Rotex now sets the standards for maximizing yield and minimizing waste for a host of Fortune 500 companies in processing facilities around the world.

The Rotex story of superior separations starts with the people who work here. Our associates are our number-one asset; this fine group of people helped Rotex expand from a regional Cincinnati company to a strong global competitor. And we’re not done yet. We’re always looking for great people to add to our story and to help us write the next chapter in our history.

Rotex is an operating company of Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand (www.Hillenbrand.com) is a global diversified industrial company with businesses that serve a wide variety of industries around the world. We pursue profitable growth and robust cash generation to drive increased value for our shareholders. Hillenbrand's portfolio includes industrial businesses such as Coperion, Milacron Injection Molding & Extrusion, and Mold-Masters, in addition to Batesville, a recognized leader in the death care industry in North America. Hillenbrand is publicly traded on the NYSE under "HI."


EEO: At Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.


DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.



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